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  1. NuVasive, OrthoPediatrics & more: 4 device company launches, releases

    Here are four orthopedic and spine device companies with recently launched or released devices. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Tucson tries to bring in patients from Mexico for specialist care: 4 insights

    The Tucson (Ariz.) Health Association is seeking to attract patients from Mexico for specialized care, including neurosurgery, according to Fronteras.   By Shayna Korol -
  3. How are orthopedic surgeons reimbursed?

    Less than half of orthopedists are reimbursed on a fee-for-service basis, according to Medscape's 2018 Orthopedist Compensation report. By Shayna Korol -

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  1. John Hunter Hospital installs O-arm machine for intraoperative spinal imaging

    New Lambton Heights, Australia-based John Hunter Hospital installed a new $1.8 million O-arm machine with two stealth stations, The Herald reports. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Self-employed orthopedists earn $38k more than employed: 8 statistics

    Orthopedists earn an average annual compensation of $497,000, according to the "Medscape Orthopedist Compensation Report 2018." By Megan Wood -
  3. Dr. Payam Farjoodi on the No. 1 challenge in the spine industry

    Payam Farjoodi, MD, an orthopedic spine surgeon at Spine Health Center at MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center in Fountain Valley, Calif., tells Becker's Spine Review what he views as the supreme obstacle in the spine industry. By Megan Wood -
  4. How will proposed Trump, China tariffs affect medtech and healthcare? 5 key thoughts

    How will proposed Trump, China tariffs affect medtech and healthcare? 5 key thoughts By Laura Dyrda -

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  1. Drs. Hooman Melamed, Marek Szpalski & more: 6 spine, neurosurgeons making headlines

    Here are six spine and neurosurgeons making headlines. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Drs. Valentin Antoci, Knute Buehler & more: 4 orthopedic surgeons making headlines

    Here are four orthopedic surgeons making headlines. By Shayna Korol -
  3. American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery to launch new MOC program: 6 key insights

    The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery will launch a new Maintenance of Certification option in January 2019, according to AAOS Now. By Shayna Korol -
  4. New NFL committee chairman Dr. Nicholas Theodore co-authored 2016 paper calling for more research on CTE, football link

    The newly appointed chairman of NFL's head, neck and spine committee, highlighted the need for additional research on the connection between Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and football players in 2016, The Chicago Tribune reports. By Megan Wood -
  1. Texas Back Institute heads stem cell trial for rejuvenating spinal tissue— 5 notes

    Plano-based Texas Back Institute researchers are assessing the effectiveness of stem cells for revitalizing spinal tissue in a clinical trial. By Megan Wood -
  2. Global thoracolumbar spine devices market to grow at 3.8% CAGR through 2022: 4 observations

    The global thoracolumbar spine devices market is expected to grow through 2022, according to a ResearchAndMarkets report. By Megan Wood -
  3. Orthofix likely to report $107.7M in sales for Q1 2018 — 5 highlights

    Orthofix will likely see $107.65 million in sales for the first quarter of 2018, based on a Zacks analysis, according to The Ledger Gazette. By Megan Wood -
  4. 8 MIS spine device companies making the headlines

    Here are eight device companies with minimally invasive spine surgery devices and technologies making a splash in the industry. By Megan Wood -
  5. The future is PEEK - Solvay's Global Marketing Manager discusses the benefits of polymers

    Staying innovative is a constant struggle in the spine and orthopedic industries. Companies must also strategize on different future partnerships. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. AAOS raises major concerns over BPCI Advanced model: 5 things to know

    With the upcoming roll out of the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced model, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has concerns. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. Louisiana surgical hospital purchases spine robot: 5 things to know

    Louisiana surgical hospital purchases spine robot: 5 things to know By Laura Dyrda -
  8. Meet the spine surgeon whose son is a top NFL draft prospect

    Meet the spine surgeon whose son is a top NFL draft prospect By Laura Dyrda -
  9. Lumbar spine MRIs frequently ineffective — 6 insights

    A retrospective cohort study in The Spine Journal found the proportion of lumbar spine MRIs that inform low back pain management is small. By Shayna Korol -

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